Hey, you want nonprofits to act more like businesses? Treat them like businesses.

Either nonprofits are fully businesses, with all the rights that entails, says this Seattle nonprofit leader, "or else we are beautiful and complex snowflakes of equity and justice and need different considerations." But stop judging the sector by the standards of business when it doesn't get many of the benefits of the for-profit sector.


Linking Havana, Tehran and Seattle through art, posters

A design show featuring poster artists from Seattle, Havana and Tehran opens Labor Day weekend at the Bumbershoot Festival. The show will later travel to Tehran and then Havana. The curators have jokingly titled the collection of posters, the “SHT show” because, they write, when the get together it’s fun — "no politics, no prejudices — just an appreciation of our common interests."